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New Town and the Railroad Boom Years 1880-1912 by Johnson Byron and Jan Barnhart - First Thus - 1970 - from Montanita Publishing  and Biblio.com

New Town and the Railroad Boom Years 1880-1912: A Selection of Three "Booster Booklets" From the Era

by Johnson Byron and Jan Barnhart

Condition: Near Fine


Albuquerque, New Mexico: Albuquerque Museum and University of New Mexico General Library, 1970. First Thus. Box. Near Fine. Three Booster Booklets in a shabby box (12 X 9 1/2 inches). First Booster Booklet, "The Editor's Run In New Mexico and Colorado", by C. M. Chase, Lyndon, Vermont, 1882, 12 pages, 5 1/2 X 8 1/4 inches, staplebound. Second Booster Booklet, "Albuquerque Illustrated", Published by Flower and Payne,Albuquerque, New Mexico, unpaginated, 11 X 8 1/2 inches, string binding. Many photogravures of building and offices.Third Booster Booklet, "Albuquerque, New Mexico", Chief City of a New Empire in the Great Southwest, compiled by H.B. Hening and Dana Johnson, Albuquerque, New Mexico, unpaginated,10 7/8 X 8 1/4 inches oblong, staplebound. Three panoramic views measuring 30 X 8 1/4 inches. First view is "The Alvarado Hotel and Santa Fe Station with a portion of the Santa Fe yards. The picture shows Central Avenue, one of the main business streets of Albuquerque and a portion of the business district in the background". While the box is shabby the three Booster Booklets are Near Fine.




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